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Former ISCS Visiting Scholar Navid Hassibi Recently Co-Founded Non-Profit Think Tank

January 22, 2016

Former ISCS Visiting Scholar Navid Hassibi has recently co-founded a non-profit foreign policy think tank based in Ottawa, Canada - The Council on International Policy. Their online journal can be found at foreignpolicyproject.orgTheir members have published in fora such as Foreign AffairsThe Economist, the Guardian, and the Huffington Post, among other outlets. They are currently accepting submissions. Click here for more information.

Video: Stephen Biddle's Talk on U.S. Policy Against the Islamic State

December 14, 2015

On Monday, December 4 Professor Stephen Biddle unpacked the problems with the U.S. military approach against the Islamic State and presented three options that the U.S. military can choose. If you missed the talk or would like to share it, the video is now available! 

Recent Publications

Collusion and the Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime

Jane Vaynman, Associate Director of the Institute for Security & Conflict Studies, and Andrew J. Coe, Assistant Professor at the University of Southern California.  "Collusion and the Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime",The Journal of Politics, Vol. 77, No. 4 (October 2015), pp. 983-997.

 

War and the Inner Circle: Democratic Elites and the Politics of Using Force

Elizabeth Saunders, Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs.  "War and the Inner Circle: Democratic Elites and the Politics of Using Force"Security Studies, Vol. 24, No. 3 (2015), pp. 466-501.

The Dictator's Army: Battlefield Effectiveness in Authoritarian Regimes

In The Dictator's ArmyCaitlin Talmadge, Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, presents a compelling new argument to help us understand why authoritarian militaries sometimes fight very well—and sometimes very poorly. 

A U.S.-China Grand Bargain? The Hard Choice between Military Competition and Accommodation

Dr. Charles Glaser, Director of the Institue for Security & Conflict Studies. A U.S.-China Grand Bargain? The Hard Choice Between Military Competition and AccommodationInternational Security, Vol. 39, No. 4 (Spring 2015), pp. 49-90.

 

 

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